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Palm Beach, Queensland (cropped)
Skyline of Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast from Palm Beach
Skylines of Surfers Paradise, Queensland in January 2017
The skyline from the Nerang River

These are lists of the tallest buildings on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. In accordance with CTBUH guidelines, heights are measured to the structural height, which includes architectural elements, such as spires, but not communications antennas. Structures are not included.

Broadbeach Surf Life Saving Club and Surfers Paradise skyscrapers, Queensland 02
Skyscrapers along Broadbeach

The Gold Coast is home to Australia's tallest building, Q1, standing at 322.5 metres (1,058 ft). Despite its status as Australia's sixth largest city, the Gold Coast has the fourth-greatest number of skyscrapers in Australia, with 9 buildings at a height of 150 metres or taller, after Melbourne, Sydney, and Brisbane.

Tallest completed and topped out buildings

Height: R = Roof, P = Pinnacle (top of spire or antenna)

Rank Name Image Height Floors Built Purpose
1 Q1 Life savers on the Gold Coast (cropped).jpg 323 (1059.7 ft) 78 2005 Residential
2 Soul Surfers Paradise Soul building at Surfers Paradise, Queensland.jpg 243 (727.2 ft) 77 2011 Residential
3 Circle on Cavill - North Tower Circle on Caville Towers (cropped 1).jpg 220 (721.7 ft) 70 2007 Residential
4 Hilton Surfers Hotel & Residences - Orchid Tower Surfers Paradise Hilton.jpg 194 (636.4 ft) 57 2011 Residential
5 Sundale Apartments Meriton apartments Southport, Queensland.jpg 180 (590.5 ft) 55 2016 Residential
6 Jewel - Tower 2 Jewel resort development, Broadbeach, Gold Coast, Queensland 04.jpg 170 (557.7 ft) 48 2018 Residential
7 The Oracle - Beach Tower The Oracle (cropped 2) Beach Tower.jpg 165 (541.3 ft) 50 2010 Residential
8 Skyline North Tower Towers of Chevron Renaissance in the GC HWY (cropped 3) - Skyline North Tower.jpg 158 (518.3 ft) 50 2004 Residential
9 Circle on Cavill - South Tower Circle on Caville Towers (cropped 2).jpg 158 (518.3 ft) 50 2006 Residential
10 Skyline Tower Towers of Chevron Renaissance in the GC HWY (cropped 2) - Skyline Tower.jpg 146 (479.0 ft) 40 2006 Residential
11 Jewel - Tower 1 Jewel resort towers seen from Isle of Capri, Gold Coast, Queensland 01 (cropped).jpg 144 (472.4 ft) 41 2018 Residential
12 The Grand Mariner Skylines of Surfers Paradise, Queensland in January 2017 (cropped).jpg 139 (456.0 ft) 43 1992 Residential
13 Breakfree Peninsula Surfers Paradise Beach, Queensland, September 2019, 02 (cropped) - Breakfree Peninsula.jpg 137 (449.4 ft) 47 1982 Residential
14 The Oracle - Hinterland Tower The Oracle (cropped 1) Hinterland.jpg 135 (442.9 ft) 40 2010 Residential
=15 Qube Broadbeach Qube Broadbeach, Queensland.jpg 131 (429.7 ft) 42 2019 Residential
=15 Air on Broadbeach Broadbeach skyscrapers, Gold Coast, Queensland, 2020, 02 (cropped) - Air on Broadbeach.jpg 131 (429.7 ft) 37 2005 Residential
17 Southport Central Tower B CSIRO ScienceImage 7482 Highrise development at Southport Queensland (cropped) - Southport cental tower b.jpg 130 (426.5 ft) 40 2007 Residential
18 Mantra Suncity Mantra Suncity, Gold Coast.jpg 130 (426.5 ft) 42 1999 Residential
19 Rhapsody Surfers North 129 (423 ft) 41 2016 Residential
=20 Skyline Central Towers of Chevron Renaissance in the GC HWY (cropped 1) - Skyline Central.jpg 127 (417 ft) 40 2004 Residential
=20 Southport Central Tower A CSIRO ScienceImage 7482 Highrise development at Southport Queensland (cropped 2) - Southport Central Tower A.jpg 127 (417 ft) 40 2006 Residential
22 Southport Central Tower C Southport Central Tower C, Gold Coast.jpg 126 (413 ft) 40 2009 Residential
=23 Pivotal Point 50 Marine Parade, Southport, Queensland.JPG 124 (406.8 ft) 40 2004 Residential
=23 Jewel - Tower 3 Jewel resort development, Broadbeach, Gold Coast, Queensland 02.jpg 124 (406.8 ft) 35 2019 Residential
25 Victoria Tower 123 (403.5 ft) 39 2010 Residential
=26 Signature Broadbeach 120 (393.7 ft) 35 2021 Residential
=26 Hilton Surfers Hotel & Residences - Boulevard Tower Boulevard Tower, Hilton Surfers Hotel and Residences.jpg 120 (393.7 ft) 34 2010 Residential

Proposed, approved and under construction buildings shown

Tallest buildings and structures in australia
The current tallest buildings and structures in Australia. The fourth-tallest, the Q1, is located in the Gold Coast.

It is noted some of the proposed or under construction buildings on the Gold Coast have been scaled back, gone into receivership or cancelled due to the Global Financial Crisis and lack of finance and investment among other factors on the Gold Coast.

Name Height (m) Floors Completion Use Status
Imperial City - Tower 1 335 (1099.0 ft) 104 TBA Mixed Proposed
Orion Towers (Gold Coast) 328 (1076.1 ft) 103 TBA Residential Approved
Spirit 298 (977.6 ft) 89 2019 Residential Cancelled
Ocean 254 (833.3 ft) 75 2020 Residential Under Construction
Imperial City - Tower 2 85 TBA Mixed Proposed
Imperial City - Tower 3 75 TBA Mixed Proposed
Orion North Tower 246 (807.0 ft) 75 TBA Residential Approved
41 Enderley Ave - Tower 1 221 (725.0 ft) 67 TBA Residential Proposed
2 - 4 Orchid Ave 217 (711.9 ft) 65 TBA Mixed Approved
GCI North - Tower 1 194 (636.4 ft) 57 TBA Residential/Retail Proposed
Thakral Budds Beach - Tower 1 184 (603.6 ft) 44 TBA Residential Proposed
WaterGlow 183 (600.3 ft) 57 TBA Mixed Approved
Sanbano 171 (561.0 ft) 51 2017 Residential Approved
Main Place 170 (557.7 ft) 50 TBA Residential Proposed
Jewel - Tower 2 170 (557.7 ft) 48 2018 Mixed Topped Out
41 Enderley Ave - Tower 2 163 (534.7 ft) 48 TBA Residential Proposed
River Terrace - Tower 1 TBA 46 TBA Residential Approved
Jewel - Tower 1 144 (472.4 ft) 41 2018 Mixed Topped Out
Zaha Hadid (Mariner's Cove) tower 1 134 (439.6 ft) 44 TBA Residential Proposed
Zaha Hadid (Mariner's Cove) tower 2 134 (439.6 ft) 44 TBA Residential Proposed
GCI North - Tower 2 132 (433.0 ft) 42 TBA Residential/Retail Proposed
Matrix 131 (429.7 ft) 39 TBA Residential Proposed
Rhapsody 130 (426.5 ft) 42 TBA Residential Finished
Jewel - Tower 3 124 (406.8 ft) 35 2018 Mixed Topped Out
River Terrace - Tower 2 TBA 34 TBA Hotel Approved
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